Birmingham CFO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CFOs in the Birmingham community to solve critical leadership challenges through the collective experiences and expertise of the network.

Invaluable network

Build a strong professional network where you live and work. Access the collective expertise of your true peers all in one place. Make new connections and catch up with old friends.

Peer collaboration

Gain new perspectives from peers who understand your most critical priorities and are facing the same challenges -- generate ideas, share real-life experiences and get forward-looking guidance and insights.

Actionable insights

Exchange best practices, validate strategies and walk away with practical insights that are immediately actionable.

Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CFOs today.

  1. Preparing and responding strategically under the threat of recession
  2. Creating a data-centric organization
  3. The seamless integration of digital capabilities and business operations

Birmingham CFO Governing Body


A regional Governing Body leads the Birmingham CFO community, shaping the topics and agendas for your local programs and ensuring that all content is driven by CFOs, for CFOs.

Co-Chairs

Eric Essary headshot

Eric Essary

EBSCO Industries
CFO

Suzanne Lane headshot

Suzanne Lane

University Fancards
VP & CFO

Alan Schweer headshot

Alan Schweer

Bank of America Merrill Lynch
SVP & Sr Relationship Manager Global Commercial Banking

Members

Brian Barze

P&S Transportation
CFO

C. Wes Burton, Jr.

Vulcan Materials Company
Vice President & Treasurer

Hafiz Chandiwala

Coca-Cola Bottling Co. United, Inc.
EVP/CAO/CFO

Jeff Hicks

Ram-Tool
CFO

Tom Lowrey

Scott Bridge Company
CFO

Scott Murphy

American
AVP Finance

Todd Noden

Books-A-Million
CFO

Ben Paramore

Great Southern Wood Preserving
CFO

Upcoming programs


September 22, 2020

2020 Birmingham CFO Invitational Q3

Marriott Birmingham

An evening with peers to discuss timely topics over dinner in a private setting.

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August 2021

2021 Birmingham CFO Invitational Q3

An evening with peers to discuss timely topics over dinner in a private setting.

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“The CFO events are very interactive, allowing CFOs to drive a current and relevant agenda, network, engage and learn from best practices.”

HARALD HENN, VP & CFO
MERCEDES-BENZ UK

Your Community Partners


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